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Local Hiker

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« Reply #44 on: March 27, 2020, 11:47:38 PM »
OK Pete, maybe it is resolved now.
Myself and 2 others had the problem at the time.
We could get the slot and fill the basket, but could not pay at the end.


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« Reply #43 on: March 27, 2020, 09:39:26 AM »
I have had problems paying for home shopping with ASDA using Chrome browser.
I assumed the delay was just overload on the system.
I have since discovered that the payment process at the end of the shopping DOES NOT work with Chrome.
I have successfully got through the payment process, trouble free, using Internet Explorer and Firefox.
(It may affect other supermarkets online as well.)


Since many of you may be relying on home shopping right now, be aware.




Works OK on chrome for me, even managed to get a delivery slot


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« Reply #42 on: March 27, 2020, 07:50:08 AM »
I think we've kind of gone off topic here. When I get home from work, I'll have a little tidy-up of this thread and move the very useful Internet-related advice to a different thread.
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« Reply #41 on: March 27, 2020, 01:18:37 AM »
I've tried lots of different browsers, at the moment I'm using Brave and it seems to be the best one yet - no issues encountered so far.

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« Reply #40 on: March 26, 2020, 06:36:14 PM »
Strange you mention that as i haven't been able to access emails for a few weeks......all boiled down to Chrome being updated so now i use Firefox and no problem at all.
I do really hate anything Google.
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Local Hiker

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« Reply #39 on: March 26, 2020, 12:53:08 PM »
I have had problems paying for home shopping with ASDA using Chrome browser.
I assumed the delay was just overload on the system.
I have since discovered that the payment process at the end of the shopping DOES NOT work with Chrome.
I have successfully got through the payment process, trouble free, using Internet Explorer and Firefox.
(It may affect other supermarkets online as well.)


Since many of you may be relying on home shopping right now, be aware.

Lyn L

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« Reply #38 on: March 26, 2020, 12:46:08 PM »
I got email from Sainsbury's today but it said they have had over 3 thousand enquiries , so even though priority   it may take a while .


I won't starve though  thankfully x


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« Reply #37 on: March 26, 2020, 12:25:23 PM »
I've had the same sort of thing sent to me from Asda - looks like if you're over 70 or registered disabled you get priority.

Lyn L

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« Reply #36 on: March 26, 2020, 10:10:13 AM »
Thank you Martin,
I will look into it, would be nice to have a bit of a choice. x

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« Reply #35 on: March 26, 2020, 09:58:34 AM »
@Lyn I've just received an email from Sainsbury's which includes a section on "Elderly and vulnerable customers".  If you identify yourself as in this category you get "priority over all slots".  This week Sainsbury's (and one would guess all other supermarkets) will receive the government database "which tells us which people in England the government considers to be most vulnerable".  If you are already registered they will write to you.  The section finishes with an apology to regular customers and hopes "you can understand why we feel the need to prioritise elderly and vulnerable customers at the moment".
Beyond the quoted section I have no further information.

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« Reply #34 on: March 26, 2020, 09:47:58 AM »
Nothing to do with the latest virus but many moons ago, about 1956 fro memory, our family was put into isolation because our elder sister caught typhoid fever.
She worked at a government health lab. or something and when taking test tubes of specimens somewhere one of the tubes full of "excrement" had a crack and she got contaminated.
My father and mother  nursed her for several days before calling the doctor who at first said she just had a bad dose of flu...... a couple of days later he returned after a desperate call from the oldies and he absolutely flew down the stairs to drive to a phone box to call for an ambulance. No mobiles in those days and most of us didn't have a house phone either.
6 weeks in isolation and neighbours and other family used to drop off stuff for us after buying it from local stores.
The only other person in the UK to have typhoid that year was the bloke whose specimen she'd  caught it off.
Strangely or maybe not, after 6 weeks of being virtually locked up I've been a loner ever since.......
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Lyn L

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« Reply #33 on: March 26, 2020, 09:24:07 AM »
I have been indoors for two weeks now and have to rely on family for shopping, I would have no hope from supermarket deliveries. My Grandaughter lives quite near and has volunteered , but she has  two small girls and is pregnant as well, her partner is a Key Worker so hopefully he will do the honours. But how I hate not going to buy my own grub. Past the age limit and considered vulnerable .
Hope you all stay safe and well  and the dog may get a walk later ?


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« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2020, 08:30:08 PM »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52036333
Doesn't help you, but may assist others.  MOTs suspended for 6 months from March 30.

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« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2020, 07:04:14 PM »
On another subject had to get an MOT on the car by today. Was booked in but the garage decided to close yesterday but managed to get in at Luton MOT centre.

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« Reply #30 on: March 25, 2020, 07:02:23 PM »

Shopping at Morrisons Walderslade this morning, they allowed 50 people in at a maximum and then 1 in 1 out basis, waited 20 mins to get in not too bad. Waited spaced 2 metres apart.
Hardly any tinned food and no frozen food veg items.


All very calm.